Showing posts from November, 2015

Survive Black Friday at Li'l Rizzo's!

Black Friday comes around once a year, and always after you've experienced a food coma from Thanksgiving. This is your chance to grab some great deals on Christmas gifts that your family has been wanting - so why not take advantage of it! Here are a few tips to help make your Black Friday shopping plan easier and smarter. Make a List & Check it Twice Do your research ahead of time. Figure out which stores have what you want, and plan to make a b-line to them right off the bat. The glitz and glam of sales can be deceiving sometimes, so make a list that you can follow throughout the day. If you have a good idea of what you're looking for, it will be harder to get distracted along the way. Start Early It goes without saying, that the early bird gets the worm. The earlier you start, the better deals you can find. Have you ever gone out on Friday evening and seen the random slim pickings that are available? That's because everyone else started at 1 AM, and have bee

Fun Thanksgiving Facts for the Dinner Table!

Nothing says "Thanksgiving" more than sitting around the table with family and enjoying a delicious meal! Li'l Rizzo's knows that the best memories are made when everyone is gathered together laughing, talking and eating. To make your time with you family and friends even more enjoyable, here are a few fun facts about this delicious holiday that you can share while you're all sitting around the table. Fun Table Facts for Thanksgiving The traditional cornucopia was a curved goat's horn filled to brim with fruits and grains. According to Greek legend, Amalthea (a goat) broke one of her horns and offered it to Greek God Zeus as a sign of reverence. As a sign of gratitude, Zeus later set the goat's image in the sky also known as constellation Capricorn. Cornucopia is the most common symbol of a harvest festival. The Horn shaped container is filled with an abundance of the Earth's harvest. It is also known as the 'horn of plenty’. It was n

Happy Veterans Day From Li'l Rizzo's!

We proudly support and serve those who support and serve us. Thank you to all the men and women to have sacrificed so much for our country in the past, present and future. As a way of saying thank you, we have some great opportunities available to the veterans in our area, as well as some interesting facts about Veterans Day. Lt. Borders on the left, and Lt. Dennis Fitzgerald on the right. Li'l Rizzo's is Veteran Owned Our very own Bill Borders is a veteran! He was a Naval Flight Officer in a S-3 squadron, and stationed at NAS North Island, CA. He deployed on-board USS Ranger in the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and North Arabian Sea. He served from 1985 to 1993, and is now settled at the Lake of the Ozarks where he owns Li'l Rizzo's - with two locations. One place is in Osage Beach, MO, and the second place is in Lake Ozark, MO. VS-38 Ranger from Lt. Borders time in the Navy. Li'l Rizzo's Wants to Serve Those Who Serve Us We appreciate all the

Draught Vs. Draft: What's the Difference?

Brew, barley soda, liquid bread, and suds. There are so many different terms and phrases for the ice cold beverage we all love. The one that confuses us the most though, is draught and do we know which one to use, or how to pronounce it? Li'l Rizzo's has the best bar at the Lake of the Ozarks , so we're curious what the difference is between draught and draft. Draught Definition : A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg. This could potentially save you from a very embarrassing night at the bar! Though it looks like it is pronounced like caught or bought, it's not. It's actually pronounce as "draft" according to . A draught beer (AKA: spelt draft) is served from a cask or keg instead of a bottle or can. You can get draught beer in a "can form", and it's served in a pressurised container featuring a widget. A widget is a small plastic ball that you'll find in the can of your favorite draug